Weekend Option Patient Flow and Bed Management Registered Nurse, RN- BJC Healthcare
Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 5, 2021
Additional Job Information
- 36 Hours per Week -
- Weekend Option Pay Eligible -
- 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. -
- Benefits Eligible -
Employment Status: Full-Time
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care
organizations in the United States, delivering services to
residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and
mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in
urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and
multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and
outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness,
workplace health, home health, community mental health,
rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.
Role PurposeAssists in the placement of all admissions and
transfers in accordance with established guidelines. Facilitates
patient placement to appropriate service and HSO. Assigns patients
to appropriate beds using facility patient placement guidelines.
- Uses critical thinking skills and clinical judgment in
directing patients to the most appropriate level of care and unit
assignment and ensures accurate and complete communication with all
areas across the system.
- Manages all patient placement and progression functions in a
responsive manner responding to all callers with the aid of the
electronic health record, approved clinical protocols, and
established patient care protocols and healthcare information.
- Works with all hospital (BJC and Non BJC) teams and key
stakeholders on leading and facilitating efficient, timely
placement of patients across the system.
- Uses available tracking systems to maintain ongoing
surveillance of available staffed beds. Monitors progress with bed
assignments and arrivals of patients to assigned units; monitors
for timeliness of transfers and discharges.
- Alerts department leadership of delays with patient flow for
individual patients and departments experiencing delays. Minimum
- Nursing Diploma/Associate's Experience
- 5-10 years Supervisor Experience
- Licenses & Certifications
- RN Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information
- Bachelor's Degree Licenses & Certifications
- Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification Clinical - Direct
- Intensive Care Unit (ICU) - 2 years or more
- Critical Care - 2 years or more
- Emergency Department - 2 years or more Benefits Statement
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings- Comprehensive
medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options-
Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan- Tuition Assistance- Health
Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts- On-Site Fitness
Center (depending on location)- Paid Time Off Program for vacation,
holiday and sick time *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital,
Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
The above information on this description has been designed to
indicate the general nature and level of work performed by
employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be
interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties
and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Equal Opportunity Employer Associated topics: care, care unit, ccu,
hospice, intensive care, psychatric, psychiatric, recovery,
registed, registered nurse
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